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Sr. New Product Development Engineer

Location : Richmond, CA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : Yes
Relocation : Yes

Job Description :

Sr. New Product Development Engineer


Our client, a reputable, growing organization is looking for a Sr. New Product Development Engineer to join their team in Richmond, CA as a full-time employee. The Sr. New Product Development Engineer analyzes, researches, designs, and tests component parts, processes, or systems to develop new core products. This role designs products or systems of diverse/difficult scope and complexity using proven engineering principles. In this role, you will develop and recommend solutions to a variety of complex engineering requirements to ensure that design objectives are met. Projects at this level are assigned to develop in-depth knowledge and skills, and to build knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers. You will work within engineering and cross-functional teams within and/or across the business unit or division. Must be comfortable with regular customer/supplier interaction. Our client offers a competitive compensation package including bonus, great benefits and relo assistance!

Required Qualifications :


* MUST HAVE Mechanical Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering Technology WILL NOT WORK). Master's Degree preferred.

* Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 10+ years of New Product Development Engineering experience in a Manufacturing environment.

* Thorough in-depth knowledge of engineering domain principles, concepts, product standards, and techniques, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Ability to apply broad knowledge of other related engineering areas to areas of expertise.

* Product design experience from concept to production - ideally with precision machined parts and assemblies with tight tolerances and high levels of product reliability.

* Hands-on experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

* Design for Manufacturing and VAVE skills with demonstrated ability to achieve product cost objectives.

* Experience with formal product development process ( stage gates, FMEA, design reviews, etc. ). 

* Demonstrated ability to investigate and implement new technologies.

* Proficient with engineering design and analysis tools (e.g. computer-aided design (CAD) or modeling systems); ability to use standard software packages. May require capability using specialized software applications or languages.

* Ability to establish individual objectives to complete projects and provide status to the team at project milestones. Ability to effectively influence the overall team and functional objectives.

* Ability to effectively communicate and present status, actions, recommendations, and other technical information with clarity and precision. Ability to respond to significant inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or marketing/sales teams.

* Flexibility for infrequent (less than 10%) domestic/international travel as needed.

* Semiconductor, Aerospace/Defense, Automotive and/or Medical Devices industry is strongly preferred.

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